International Field Study

Peru – Oceans to Andes

We begin our journey in Cusco, a vibrant city that thrives on tourism and was once the capital of a mighty empire. There, our group will acclimatize to the sights, smells, sounds, and altitude of the region. We’ll hit the city’s cobblestone streets learning the country’s colonial history and the effects tourism has had on Peruvian society, culture and economy. We will delve into ancient Inca culture with excursions to Sacsayhuaman and one of the seven wonders of the world – Machupicchu while understanding the impacts of wanderlust.

ITINERARY TO BE CONFIRMED

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Day 1| Depart for Peru

Sunday April 19

Sit back and relax as we make our way to Peru!

 

 

Day 2| Cusco

Monday April 20

After landing we will make our way to Cusco, once capital of the Inca Empire, and a city now known for its archaeological remains and Spanish colonial architecture. Today we will have our first introduction to Peruvian culture with a lecture on Culture and Contemporary Society – Preinca, Inca, Colonial & Republic. All lectures will be held at Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (USIL), a renowned university home to some of the top professors in South America.

Day 3| Cusco

Tuesday April 21

Today we will visit a local market, the Main Square and a marvelous Cathedral. Our Lecture in Peruvian Culture will continue and highlight the last forty years of Peruvian history, dictatorship, terrorism; corruption scandals, chicha culture, gastronomy, languages, religions, etc.

Day 4| Sacsayhuaman

Wednesday April 22

This morning we will have a lecture helping us understand the history of the main discoveries and tourist attractions in Cusco and investigate the public and private organizations in charge to manage tourist attraction in Peru. We will also visit city hall, and Sacsayhuaman . Built by the pre-industrial Incans, the three-tiered walls of the Sacsayhuamán complex are a marvel of engineering with some of the biggest blocks ever found in Incan construction fitted together so tightly, mortar was not even necessary.

Day 5| Machupiccu

Thursday April 23

Today we visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World – Macchupicchu. The site of an ancient Inca city, high in the Andes of Peru Macchupicchu Located at 2430m, the site is often referred to as “The Lost City of the Incas”. It’s one   of the most famous and spectacular sets of ruins in the world.

Day 6 – 9| To Be Confirmed

 

 

  • Roundtrip Airfare
  • All Accommodations
  • Travel Insurance
  • Peruvian Inca Culture Class
  • Peruvian Modern Culture Class
  • Peruvian History & Tourism Attractions Class
  • Effects of Tourism Class
  • Local Markets
  • Sacsayhuaman
  • Machupicchu

PAYMENT TERMS

Deposit
Second Payment
Third Payment
Fourth Payment
Final Payment

PAYMENT AMOUNT

$299
$550
$550
$550
$150+/-

PAYMENT AMOUNT

12/09/2019
01/20/2020
02/17/2020
03/23/2020
04/08/2020

*Price may increase or decrease depending on exchange rates, final vendor quotes and number of participants.

APPROXIMATE. PRICE
$2099 +/- (After $500 Grant)

TRIP DATE 04/19/2020

TO

04/27/2020

TRIP DESTINATION
Peru

PROGRAM

This opportunity is available to all Niagara College Students and alumni within 6 months of graduation. Please note that only current full-time students are grant eligible.

APPLICATION DEADLINE
12/09/2019

Payment Options

Other Important Information

*Note: if we will be flying through the United States of America, you must have permission to enter and leave the United States. If you require a U.S travel visa it is your responsibility to obtain this document and email [email protected] a copy/photo.

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